Avast Finds Backdoor on US Government Commission Network

Avast –  Avast –  We have found a new targeted attack against a small, lesser-known U.S. federal government commission associated with international rights. Despite repeated attempts through multiple channels over…

NPK: Free tool to crack password hashes with AWS

The NPK tool is an open-source password cracking tool developed by the Coalfire Labs Research and Development team. The initials NPK are inspired by the atomic elements contained within farm…

Variant of Phorpiex botnet used for cryptocurrency attacks in Ethopia, Nigeria, India and more

Check Point Research has discovered new attacks targeting cryptocurrency users in Ethiopia, Nigeria, India and 93 other countries. The cybercriminals behind the attacks are using a variant of the Phorpiex…

Malware analysis arsenal: Top 15 tools

We live in an era where digital transformation is part of our lives. With this, malware has become a critical and huge threat to organizations and people around the globe…

Tactical Threat Intelligence: How to shield data from advanced attacks

Struck by the reality of remote collaboration, companies had to rethink both their business strategy and their infrastructure. This led many large enterprises and public organizations to restructure their data…

Log4j Critical Vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228): Practical Tips to Protect Your Organisation

What’s going on? Log4j is commonly used in Java applications of all shapes and sizes. Versions up to 2.15.0 have a critical vulnerability which is being actively exploited. Attackers are…

Sprawling Active Attack Aims to Take Over 1.6M WordPress Sites

Cyberattackers are targeting security vulnerabilities in four plugins plus Epsilon themes, to assign themselves administrative accounts. An active attack against more than 1.6 million WordPress sites is underway, with researchers…

Kali Linux 2021.4 released with Samba compatibility, Apple M1 support, 9 new tools

Kali Linux 2021.4 comes with several improved features, including Samba compatibility, better Apple M1 support, switching package manager mirrors – Download Kali Linux 2021.4 now. Offensive Security has finally released…

French Transport Giant Exposes 57,000 Employees and Source Code

French Transport Giant Exposes 57,000 Employees and Source Code A state-owned French transportation giant has inadvertently exposed nearly 60,000 employees to identity fraud after leaking their personal information via an…

Rust takes a major step forward as Linux's second official language

It wasn’t that long ago that the very idea that another language besides C would be used in the Linux kernel would have been laughed at. Things have changed. Today,…